Global Resale receives prestigious Queen's Award

GLOBAL RESALE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS QUEEN'S AWARD

Leader in Refurbished Technology Fuels UK Circular Economy

Global Resale, Ltd., an industry-leading technology resell and reverse logistics business – has been recognised with the esteemed Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, in recognition of its European operation in Essex.

The U.K. Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most renowned British business awards, celebrating the country’s highest company achievements. A small number of businesses are selected annually for their exceptional success in categories of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Developments. Among other criteria, the accolade is awarded based on a businesses’ compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over a three-year period.

Global Resale has been awarded this prestigious accolade in recognition of its outstanding achievements, with 77 percent year-on-year growth in global sales of refurbished technology product over the last three years.

Chris Farrell, General Manager of Global Resale’s European Headquarters has said:

“Winning the Queen’s Award is a huge accomplishment for Global Resale having only commenced trading four years ago”, said Chris Farrell, General Manager of Global Resale’s European Headquarters. “We have our dedicated team to thank for our success. Even in this unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, they persisted, working safely at full capacity to ensure our customers can continue to rely on us for their high-quality, refurbished technology product needs.”

Established in 2016, Global Resale has become an internationally-leading circular economy business focused on providing technology recycling and refurbishment services to its customers – from large corporations to retailers, resellers and traders – across more than 64 countries. Today, 67 percent of the European office’s annual revenue is attributed to overseas, international sales.

Speaking about Global Resale’s success, Group CEO, Jeff Zeigler commented:

“We are incredibly honoured Global Resale has received this distinguished award and couldn’t be happier with the growth of our European business” said Jeff Zeigler, CEO of Global Resale. “I am extremely proud that the refurbished technology products we provide are used all over the world and have a positive role to play in the current COVID-19 pandemic. We have continued to deliver strong growth to our European customers whilst responding to the complexities arising out of Brexit.” Jeff Zeigler concluded.

During the pandemic, Global Resale has demonstrated that refurbished products are a great solution for organisations enabling their operations to continue and support the home working environment. The company has continued its investment program including a brand-new purpose designed technology refurbishment centre of excellence, demonstrating a commitment to the future growth of European business and international trade alike.

About Global Resale

Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centers in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, collection, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting and resell. For more information visit Global Resale and connect with us on LinkedIn.


Global Resale Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of CFA Trading

Global Resale Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of CFA Trading

AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global Resale (“The Company”), a leading, global provider of aftermarket services and reverse logistics, focused on resale, processing and disposition of technology devices, announced today that it has completed the purchase of CFA Trading (“CFA”). Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

CFA, founded in 2004 and based in Poole, UK, is a leading technology refurbishing company in the UK. The company has become the largest Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Europe, and refurbishes, repairs, and upgrades computers, mobile devices and other IT assets.

“We are thrilled to partner with CFA to expand our refurbishment capabilities globally and increase our processing capacity,” said Jeff Zeigler, CEO of Global Resale. “Our team has worked with CFA co-owners Leon Lindblad and Jo Seager for more than 15 years and know first-hand they live up to their motto of ‘Innovative Refurbishment’ by focusing on the quality of their systems for repairing and upgrading equipment, and thinking of every important detail when serving customers.”

“We feel strongly that Global Resale is the perfect match to lead our company into the future,” said Leon Lindblad and Jo Seager, the husband and wife team who founded and own CFA. “Global Resale’s strong market presence and deep relationships across the industry will allow us to grow and reach new customers in the U.K. and around the world.”

About Global Resale

Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT, and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers, and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centers in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, collection, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting, and resell. For more information please visit www.globalresale.com

About CFA

CFA is one of the leading technology refurbishing companies in the UK. The company has become the largest Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Europe, and refurbishes, repairs, and upgrades computers, mobile devices and other IT assets. The main principals of CFA center around our green credentials and our circular economy ethos. Our talented team of engineers have created a range of market leading processes that are unique to CFA and standard bearers in the industry. For more information please visit www.cfatrading.co.uk

Media Contact

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Global Resale and QualTek Announce Partnership to Create an End-to-End Value Recovery Offering for Network and Data Center Assets

Global Resale and QualTek Announce Partnership to Create an End-to-End Value Recovery Offering for Network and Data Center Assets

AUSTIN, Texas and KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania, Nov. 29, 2018 — Global Resale, LLC (“Global Resale”) and QualTek USA, LLC (“QualTek”) today announced a strategic partnership to create an end-to-end value recovery offering for network and data center assets. Global Resale is a leading provider of IT asset management services worldwide, including asset takeback, sanitization and value recovery. QualTek is a premier provider of turnkey solutions, including engineering, installation, fulfillment and program management to the telecommunications and power sectors.

Global Resale’s expertise in IT asset management, combined with QualTek’s full chain of custody services for data center and network equipment, nationwide footprint of 80+ secure locations, and strong customer satisfaction record, will allow both companies to offer a truly comprehensive asset recovery program for the growing number of businesses with significant network and data center equipment.

“Given the importance of data privacy in equipment on and off the network, we are thrilled to partner with QualTek’s nationwide coverage to take back millions of devices that are being replaced by our partners each year. We can now offer our partners a best-in-class offering, from on-site asset decommissioning all the way through optimized value recovery, all while ensuring secure custody of assets throughout the process,” said Jeff Zeigler, Founder and CEO of Global Resale.

QualTek Founder and CEO Scott Hisey added, “We have built a world class services organization with a leading track record across the North American telecommunications industry. With the addition of Global Resale’s asset management, data sanitization, and value recovery services, we are now able to offer even more value to our customers as they upgrade to the next generation of wireless and wireline communication systems.”

As the telecommunications industry continues to see rapid advances in network equipment and a proliferation of data-bearing assets, it is increasingly important for customers to responsibly and efficiently manage these assets. Through this partnership, Global Resale and QualTek can manage customers’ asset recovery processes from the beginning (on-site management) all the way through the end (value recovery), and both companies are thrilled to offer this best-in-class service to their customers going forward.

About Global Resale

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT, and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers, and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centers in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting, and resell. For more information please visit www.globalresale.com.

About QualTek

Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, QualTek is a leading provider of turnkey solutions, including engineering, installation, fulfillment and program management, to the North American telecommunications and power sectors. The company provides end-to-end infrastructure services solutions to the wireline, wireless, and residential and commercial fulfillment segments of the market. With experienced management, qualified field technicians, state-of-the-art data management systems and a dedicated network of contractors, QualTek is a premier partner to some of the largest leading companies in the telecommunications and power industries. For more information please visit www.qualtekservices.com.

Contact Information:

Global Resale
Mike Watson – Chief Compliance Officer
mike.watson@globalresale.com

QualTek
Lorraine Ranalli – Director of Corporate Communications
lranalli@qualtekservices.com